News Writing Prompt For Practice



Directions: Please follow the steps in writing a news lead and opening paragraphs.

  1. Read the entire prompt.
  2. Find the newest information.
  3. Beware of older, controversial information.
  4. Write one to two sentences summarizing the new news including as many W’s and H’s as you can.
  5. Write in third person and be concise.
  6. As with your own publication you should leave out the name of the school.

Please click on the link below to see the prompt.

News Write-Off


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